Darkness scares us. We yearn for the comfort of light as it provides shape and form allowing us to recognize, to define what's before us. But what is it we're afraid of, really? Not the darkness itself, but the truth we know hides within.

The outcome of chaos can never be predicted. The only certainty it brings is the devastation it leaves in its wake.

Aiden: Then tell me just one thing. When this is all over, when they've paid for what they did to your father, then what?
Emily: I can be with you.
Aiden: Then marry the son of a bitch. And take them down once and for all.

Ed: We also do panic rooms.
Emily: I don't panic.

I googled friendship on the interwebs. Apparently when you have a fight with a friend you're suppose to apologize

In the moment we're born, we're drawn to form a union with others. An abiding drive to connect, to love, to belong. In a perfect union, we find the strength we cannot find in ourselves. But the strength of the union cannot be known until it is tested.

Every human is born of collusion. We come into this world the result of a covenant. Sometimes made of love. Sometimes of circumstance. But almost always made in secret.

Nolan: You scare me.
Emily: Good.

Aiden [on Nolan]: He's not my concern.
Emily: He's mine.

Justice, like beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

The greatest weapon anyone can use against us is our own mind.

As of late I find my perception is blinded by only one thing. Revenge.

Revenge Quotes

My father once wrote, always question where your loyalty lies. The people you trust will expect it, your greatest enemies will desire it and those you treasure the most will without fail, abuse it.

Emily Thorne

Upon embarking upon a path of revenge, Confucius warns that one should dig two graves. Confucius was right. The second of the two graves was meant for me. I was only saved by my father's infinite love. I know now that revenge only brings darkness. I couldn't see the light until I considered my father's advice to try and forgive. It's not easy but my father once said that nothing worth doing ever is. Well, with one exception.

Emily